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Sep 23, 2012 8:30am PDT
of a foundation. slavery was at its greatest in the united states in the 18th and 19th centuries, and our country was founded in the late 18th century, so it's all in there together in terms of time and history. >> hinojosa: because basically, to be white came to be what it is to be an american... >> it came to be what it means to be free. >> hinojosa: to be free... >> yes. >> hinojosa: ...and that meant that you had to have blacks who were not free or people of color who were not free. >> yeah. >> hinojosa: but it also... >> no, it's s e other way around. you have... you mark blackness as "slave"... >> hinojosa: as slavery. >> ...and then what's left as whiteness is "free." and that was a kind of two or three step dance, because, in the early days of the united states, in the 1790s, there was a category of unfree white people. that fell away. >> hinojosa: in the united states? >> yes, that feel away in the early 19th century, what we historians call the "jacksonian revolution," and then the way to be a citizen was to be a white male. it didn't matter how much money you had, as long as you were n
PBS
Sep 23, 2012 12:30pm PDT
to the current prime minister of israel. the united states must keep israel out as our most important ally in the middle east to save time doing what is right for the united states'. >> the polls show that people did not like the way he responded, the way he jumped into the middle of that catastrophe to score cheap political point. he is gaining nothing on the foreign policy side. >> charles speaks of a superpower in retreat. this is about barack obama right now, this question. >> i have listened to a lot of foreign policy experts from previous administration's talk about this. everybody seemed to agree that we are in for a very rough ride here and there are very limited things that we can do about it. you do not want to have people in our embassies die. >> on that question, is the barack obama administration covering something up? was it a planned attack? >> it was a terrorist attack them been giving it a label hardly matters. it is an attack that we should of known about. we should protect every consulate and every embassy that we are in. we have a 16,000-person and the sea consulate's s
PBS
Sep 23, 2012 10:00am PDT
catholics living in the united states. thousands journey to carthage each year for the marian days festival, a four-day pilgrimage to give thanks to the virgin mary for the safety and freedom they feel they enjoy in america. >> it's like a divine providence that we happened to be right in the middle of the united states. everybody can come over here, you know, just the whole family gathering. but the second part is just the spiritual side of things, because through the year there's all this hardship, working, and it's just a week to come here just to pray and listen to conferences to nourish their spiritual side. >> about 500 people came in 1978, the first year of the festival. today, between 50,000 and 60,000 people attend, making it one of the largest ethnic festivals in the u.s. the centerpiece of the pilgrimage is this statue of the virgin mary, one of only six like it in the world. vietnamese mothers usually take the lead in passing on the faith, and this has translated into a deep devotion within the community to the blessed mother. sister maria nguyen, a benedictine sister from kansa
PBS
Sep 23, 2012 9:00am PDT
, but i don't know how true it is representative for the united states. >> let's try a few names here. you have put here on your cover both the condition and the drug that might meet the condition. bumped into ex-girlfriend, viagra. big dinner to organize. ritalin. chewed out by the boss, perk s set. n won't te to toilet training, valium. hate to socialize, have to socialize, paxil. time to kick back, vicodin. is that a gray hair? valium? husband wants some space:pin. clonopin. >> had too many cocktails. viagra. what else do we have here. i'm reading a few. got seventh parking ticket this month, xanax. got rejection slip from publisher. vicodin. deadline pushed up, ritalin. always a bridesmaid -- zoloft. i'm almost through. i want to read some more of these. i swear this has never happened to me before. viagra. ex is dating a celebrity. paxil. and a few more. so you see what we're talking about here, people just pop these drugs. not only do they pop them, but they trade in them, do they not? >> they do trade them. first of all, i should say we're trying to be amusing. the vast majority of
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